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The Lacemaker (La Dentellière)

Artist / Designer Jules Chéret (French, 1836–1932), Printer Imprimerie Chaix (French), Publisher De Malherbe, éditeurs (French)

Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Small tears along bottom, top and left margins; Paper conservation lab database ranks condition as "3" (encapulated)


Overall: 131.3 x 89.1cm (51 11/16 x 35 1/16in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Color lithograph; brush, crayon and spatter lithography printed in six colors on paper

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Text (verbatim transcription of lettering): none, image was not intended to be printed with lettering.
General: This image is technically not a poster, but a panneau decoratif, or decorative panel, since it was intended for use as interior decoration and not to advertise a product.
Model making lace, 1900
Proof before lettering


W.G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); by whom given to MFA by his estate February 11, 1960

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen